Check out the following two free webinars related to insurance for cultural collections! Brought to you by the Texas Historical Commission in conjunction with TX-CERA, the Texas Collections Emergency Resource Alliance.

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Disaster Planning: Obtaining Insurance and Managing Risk – Wednesday, June 16, 2:00 p.m. CT (11a ET). Ian Muise, Texas A&M Libraries; Kia Dorman, Alamo Trust; Joy Simpson, Higginbotham. How should you plan for the disaster risks that every historical site and museum face? This free webinar will present an overview of general disaster preparedness considerations, share practical tips to assess risk, and offer standard guidelines in emergency planning to implement within your organization. The insurance placement process for different types of coverage will also be discussed, as well as best practices for selecting the limits and deductibles that are most appropriate for your organization.

Disaster Response: Insurance Claims and Collections Recovery – Wednesday, June 23, 2:00 p.m. CT (11a ET). Denise Alexander, Galveston Historical Foundation; Elissa Gydish, AXA Art If disaster strikes, does your museum or historic site have a response plan? This free webinar will share best practices for working with an insurance claims adjuster and suggestions for the recovery of collection materials. Presenters will also offer guidance on caring for damaged buildings and collections, filing insurance claims, and addressing claim mitigation.